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Regional values - October 2002

These regional values use the latest available data from the UK climate network of observing stations. They show the Met Office's best assessment of the weather that was experienced across the UK. The columns headed 'Anom' (anomaly) show the differences from or percentages of the long-term averages.

Met Office defined regions that are used in the table below:
General regions map |  Districts map

The following table shows comparisons with the 1971 to 2000 averages.

Regional values compared with 1971 to 2000
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 12.1 -0.4 5.3 -0.6 8.7 -0.5 86.2 94 154.3 132 16.3 2.0 2.8 1.2
England 13.4 -0.1 6.1 -0.4 9.8 -0.3 94.3 93 122.9 147 14.7 2.8 1.8 0.4
Wales 12.8 -0.0 6.1 -0.4 9.4 -0.2 88.3 96 199.5 130 17.7 1.9 1.8 0.3
Scotland 9.9 -0.9 3.8 -1.1 6.8 -1.0 73.9 97 185.4 114 18.5 0.9 4.9 2.6
N Ireland 12.0 -0.5 5.4 -0.7 8.7 -0.6 76.2 88 200.8 175 17.2 0.8 2.5 1.3
England & Wales 13.3 -0.1 6.1 -0.4 9.7 -0.3 93.4 93 133.4 143 15.1 2.7 1.8 0.4
England N 12.1 -0.5 5.2 -0.8 8.6 -0.6 88.5 96 136.3 145 15.5 2.6 2.8 1.0
England S 14.1 0.0 6.7 -0.2 10.4 -0.1 97.3 91 115.8 148 14.2 2.9 1.4 0.1
Scotland N 9.5 -0.9 3.9 -0.9 6.7 -0.9 70.1 101 150.5 85 19.3 -0.4 4.5 2.4
Scotland E 9.7 -1.1 3.3 -1.2 6.5 -1.1 79.4 97 207.3 173 18.4 3.5 5.5 2.6
Scotland W 10.6 -0.8 4.2 -1.3 7.4 -1.1 73.0 93 209.5 111 17.7 -0.3 4.7 2.8
England E & NE 12.2 -0.6 5.2 -0.7 8.7 -0.6 90.3 93 123.9 178 14.9 3.5 2.5 0.8
England NW & Wales N 12.1 -0.3 5.4 -0.9 8.8 -0.6 90.7 102 171.8 126 16.7 1.4 2.8 1.1
Midlands 13.2 -0.2 5.8 -0.4 9.5 -0.3 92.0 94 126.3 170 14.6 2.9 1.6 0.0
East Anglia 14.1 -0.3 6.6 -0.4 10.3 -0.4 92.0 82 84.9 144 12.6 3.0 1.2 0.2
England SW & Wales S 13.9 0.3 7.0 -0.0 10.5 0.2 93.9 96 180.4 136 17.2 2.4 1.3 0.3
England SE & Central S 14.7 0.3 7.0 -0.0 10.9 0.1 103.2 92 92.6 111 13.8 2.8 1.6 0.3

The following table shows comparisons with the 1961 to 1990 averages.

Regional values compared with 1961 to 1990
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 12.1 -0.6 5.3 -0.8 8.7 -0.7 86.2 97 154.3 138 16.3 2.3 2.8 1.5
England 13.4 -0.3 6.1 -0.6 9.8 -0.5 94.3 96 122.9 159 14.7 3.2 1.8 0.7
Wales 12.8 -0.2 6.1 -0.6 9.4 -0.4 88.3 99 199.5 138 17.7 2.2 1.8 0.7
Scotland 9.9 -1.1 3.8 -1.3 6.8 -1.2 73.9 100 185.4 116 18.5 1.0 4.9 3.0
N Ireland 12.0 -0.7 5.4 -0.9 8.7 -0.8 76.2 93 200.8 175 17.2 0.7 2.5 1.6
England & Wales 13.3 -0.3 6.1 -0.6 9.7 -0.4 93.4 97 133.4 154 15.1 3.1 1.8 0.7
England N 12.1 -0.7 5.2 -1.0 8.6 -0.9 88.5 98 136.3 152 15.5 2.9 2.8 1.4
England S 14.1 -0.1 6.7 -0.4 10.4 -0.2 97.3 95 115.8 164 14.2 3.4 1.4 0.4
Scotland N 9.5 -1.1 3.9 -1.1 6.7 -1.1 70.1 104 150.5 85 19.3 -0.2 4.5 2.7
Scotland E 9.7 -1.3 3.3 -1.4 6.5 -1.3 79.4 100 207.3 183 18.4 3.8 5.5 3.1
Scotland W 10.6 -1.0 4.2 -1.6 7.4 -1.3 73.0 96 209.5 112 17.7 -0.3 4.7 3.3
England E & NE 12.2 -0.8 5.2 -0.9 8.7 -0.8 90.3 95 123.9 191 14.9 3.9 2.5 1.1
England NW & Wales N 12.1 -0.5 5.4 -1.1 8.8 -0.8 90.7 104 171.8 130 16.7 1.6 2.8 1.5
Midlands 13.2 -0.4 5.8 -0.6 9.5 -0.5 92.0 98 126.3 186 14.6 3.3 1.6 0.4
East Anglia 14.1 -0.5 6.6 -0.6 10.3 -0.5 92.0 85 84.9 161 12.6 3.5 1.2 0.4
England SW & Wales S 13.9 0.2 7.0 -0.2 10.5 -0.0 93.9 100 180.4 147 17.2 2.8 1.3 0.5
England SE & Central S 14.7 0.1 7.0 -0.2 10.9 -0.0 103.2 95 92.6 123 13.8 3.3 1.6 0.6

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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